GNPS Strategic Plan 2022-2025

Learn about our strategic plan and help us grow a better landscape in 2022 and beyond.

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Report of Mary Scott Nature Park Workday January 8, 2022

Report of Mary Scott Nature Park Workday January 8, 2022 On January 8,2022, 5 Friends of Mary Scott Nature Park worked to remove nonnative plants from the park. We were joined by 2 Lakeside High School students. Among the weeds that were pulled were English ivy,... read more

GNPS 2022 Symposium: A Virtual Event on February 19-20

The focus this year of the GNPS 2022 Symposium is Healing our Habitats: both at home and in designed landscapes, as well as conserving and restoring habitat in the wild. Through our actions and our designs, we have the ability to make a difference by getting more... read more

2022 Plant of the Year: American beech

2022 Plant of the Year: American beech The Georgia Native Plant Society’s 2022 Plant of the Year, American beech (Fagus grandifolia), is a shade tree of imposing proportions. A forest-dwelling beech will grow tall, with few lower limbs and a narrow canopy. But a tree... read more

Local news story supporting native plants

The Gwinnett Daily Post ran an article recently about using native plants, citing GNPS as a source of information. It’s always great to see local media championing the cause.   read more

GNPS to Participate in Alpharetta Community Food Forum

The Georgia Native Plant Society has been invited to participate in the Community Food Forum for Alpharetta residents at Old Rucker Park & Farm on Saturday, December 4, 10-11:30 a.m. Members of the new North Metro Chapter will serve as docents to provide native... read more

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